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DE GREY, LADY
Neg. No: 4715
Neg. Size: 12"x15"
Neg. Date: None

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Sitters: Frederick Oliver Robinson, 2nd Marquis of Ripon (1852-1923) & (Constance) Gladys, Marchioness of Ripon (d. 1917) when Earl and Countess de Grey, chauffeur, butler (?), French Bull Terrier.

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Image published in:
Samochody Wytwornego Towarzystwa - Miodowe Lata Automobili 1902-1905
Automobiles of English High Society - The Honeymoon Years 1902-1905

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Biog: -

Date: April 1905.

Occasion: Sitting for The Car Illustrated magazine.

Location: Coombe Court, Kingston Hill, Surrey.

Descr: Full length, exterior, with 6 cylinder, 5 litre, Napier motor car, coach work by Muhlbacher et Fils of Paris.

Costume: -

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Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: (Lord Ripon): Burke's Peerage; Who's Who; The Times, 24 September 1923, p 15d. (Lady Ripon): Burke's Peerage; The Times, 29 October 1917, p 10e & 1 November, p 9e.

Occasion: -

Location: Charles Neelson Gattey.

Costume: -

Motor Car: (Muhlbacher) see makers plate; (Napier) see below.

Reproduced: (versions) The Car Illustrated, 26 April 1905, frontispiece; The Bystander, 3 May 1905, p 209.

Acknowledgements: Clive Devereaux; Charles Neelson Gattey.